Welcome to Jumpstart’s Pennsylvania homepage!
Here you can learn all about the work we’re doing, our latest initiatives, partners, upcoming events, and much more.
BOSTON (July 17, 2017) — Jumpstart announced this week that it has received a total of $7.1 million in AmeriCorps funding via National Direct and state commission grants from the
- Thursday, October 19 at
Join the millions of children and adults who’ll be participating in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® this year! Jumpstart is celebrating the 12th anniversary of its annual campaign, which gathers over 2 million people together around the world to read the same book on the same day. Read for the Record brings much needed attention to inequities in early childhood education, inspires adults to read with children, spurs policymakers and organizations to take action towards transformative change in early education, and puts books in the hands of children across the country. This year's campaign book, Quackers by Liz Wong, is a...
- Tuesday, November 14|11:45 am - 2:00 pm at
We're gearing up to celebrate another Fall Luncheon in New York! Our annual event gathers readers and book lovers together to shine a spotlight on the school-readiness crisis and helps to raise funds to support the work done by Jumpstart to close the educational achievement gap. The Luncheon's Writers Panel features a small group of authors across multiple genres who engage in a lively discussion about their literary experiences, books, and early education. The panel is always the highlight of the event and continues to bring back our wonderful guests year after year! Highlights from the 2016 luncheon can be found here. Stay tuned...
Jumpstart is a proud member of the AmeriCorps National Service Network and is supported in part by the Corporation for National and Community Service.